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Woman who accused Chinese billionaire Liu of rape sues

AP  |  Minneapolis (US) 

A woman who says com founder Richard raped her in is suing the Chinese billionaire and his company.

The woman is a student at the University of She sued on Tuesday, alleging that he raped her at her apartment.

was arrested August 31 in on suspicion of felony rape and released within hours.

He had been attending a week-long residency as part of the University of Minnesota's doctor of business administration programme.

Prosecutors announced in December that Liu would not face criminal charges because they could not prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Liu's attorneys said at the time that his arrest was based on a false claim.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 03:05 IST